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Border Collie


History

The Border Collie is known for being a sheep herder and helped shepherds in Scotland and England herd large quantities of sheep in the 19th century.

Appearance

Medium Sized, Athletic, Working Sheep Dog

Color and Coat

Double coated with many color combinations including solid, bi-color, tri-color, merle and sable. They sometimes have random white patches.

AKC Group

Herding

Height

18-22 inches

Activity Level

Very High

Tempermant

Intelligent, Hard Working, Energetic, Responsive, Fearless

Other Facts

Border Collies love having a job, mental stimulation and space to run. They are affectionate towards friends but can be standoffish towards strangers. Border Collies tend to do well in dog sports.
 
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